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Family Healing

Author : Salvador Minuchin
ISBN : 9781439107898
Genre : Psychology
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At the center of people’s lives is the family, which can be and should be a haven from the harshness of the outside world. Unfortunately, the source of people’s greatest hope for happiness often turns out to be the source of their worst disappointments. Now, the family therapist, Salvador Minuchin unravels the knots of family dynamics against the background of his own odyssey from an extended Argentinian Jewish family to his innovative treatment of troubled families. Through the stories of families who have sought his help, the reader is taken inside the consulting room to see how families struggle with self-defeating patterns of behavior. Through his confrontational style of therapy, Dr Minuchin demonstrates the strict but unseen rules that trap family members in stifling roles, and illuminates methods for helping families untangle systems of disharmony. In Dr Minuchin’s therapy there are no villains and no victims, only people trying to deal with various problems at each stage of the family life cycle. Minuchin understands the family as a system of interconnected lives, not as a “dysfunctional” group. Each story of a therapeutic encounter brings a new understanding of familiar dilemmas and classic mistakes, and recounts Dr Minuchin’s creative solutions.

Communicating Hope

Author : Christine Davis
ISBN : 9781315432045
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Kevin is a sometimes-violent teenager with severe emotional disturbance in a family environment of poverty and stress. In this ethnography of a children's mental health care team, communication scholar Christine S. Davis delves deeply into how members of the team create hope for themselves, for Kevin, and for his family using a strengths orientation and future focus. A rich, evocative narrative that highlights multiple voices and interpretations, Davis provides a multilayered study of how social service workers can motivate and heal troubled families in challenging environments. The volume includes clinical and practice considerations for those working in the social welfare system

Theory And Practice Of Family Therapy And Counseling

Author : James Bitter
ISBN : 9781111840501
Genre : Psychology
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A model for successful integration of multiple points of view, James R. Bitter’s THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FAMILY THERAPY AND COUNSELING, 2nd Edition supports the development of personal, professional, and ethical family practice. The book’s concrete, empirically based approaches, as well as diagnostics and visual tools, allow readers to observe others in groups. Updated to reflect recent research and current practice, the Second Edition also includes a new chapter on Object Relations Family Therapy. Case studies, sample dialogues, and exercises help readers apply the concepts they have learned. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Hope For Humanity

Author : Malcolm Hollick
ISBN : 9781846947568
Genre : Psychology
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Trauma warps our personality blights our health stunts our development and condemns us to living well below our potential. Yet it is so embedded in human culture that we do not recognize it. We accept aggression violence hierarchy and the drive for power status and wealth as normal. To survive we need to act urgently to reduce the incidence and impacts of trauma and develop a new culture of peace cooperation and equality. We must evolve towards higher levels of compassion love and consciousness. This book documents the nature of trauma and its role in history and the present before proposing a strategy for change that will foster the emergence of the possible human.

Psychosomatic Families

Author : Salvador MINUCHIN
ISBN : 9780674041103
Genre : Psychology
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A Way Out Of Madness

Author : Daniel Mackler and Matthew Morrissey
ISBN : 1449083501
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Family conflict can wreak havoc on people diagnosed with psychiatric disorders. A Way Out of Madness offers guidance in resolving family conflict and taking control of your life. The book also includes personal accounts of family healing by people who were themselves psychiatrically diagnosed. Contributors include: Patch Adams, M.D., inspiration for Robin Williams film Joanne Greenberg, author, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden David Oaks, director, MindFreedom International Will Hall, co-founder, Freedom Center

Hope Help And Healing For Eating Disorders

Author : Gregory L. Jantz
ISBN : 9780307459497
Genre : Health & Fitness
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"Revised and expanded with the latest information on body image, food addiction, brain science, nutrition, and more."

Healing The Hurt Restoring The Hope

Author : Suzy Yehl Marta
ISBN : PSU:000050477227
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Rainbows offers our children healing and hope. Even if children or teenagers you love appear to be doing "just fine" after a loss, the truth is, they may be suffering in silence. They may not even know they need your help. Now with the trusted guidance of founder and president Suzy Yehl Marta, you will discover the most effective advice, stories, and techniques from Rainbows' worldwide grief programs. Suzy's simple, straightforward, refreshing style makes helping a child both easy and effective. Her approach works to keep misperceptions, isolation, and sadness from permanently affecting the important children in your life. Divorce Death National Tragedy Community Crisis The Rainbows Approach can help. This intimate and powerful book offers groundbreaking techniques and concrete strategies to help children of any age, such as: Games, activities, and play-based exercises that help children and teens process their emotions when they don't have the words to describe what they are feeling Inspiring stories from two decades of Rainbows groups will comfort and encourage adults trying to cope and guide children and teens during difficult times The four fundamental stepping stones to help children heal Rituals that allow youth to commemorate their loss and reconcile their grief Conversations--what to say, and what not to say--including age-appropriate advice for when you're looking for the right words to explain and provide comfort How to recognize the 10 stages of children's grief--and the specific activities you can use with children during each stage of the grieving process Healing the Hurt, Restoring the Hope offers techniques to help children and teens resolve their grief and once again live a life filled with joy and hope.

Charting The Bumpy Road Of Coparenthood

Author : James P. McHale
ISBN : 1934019119
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Hope And Healing

Author : Kathleen Fitzgerald Rice
ISBN : IND:30000102938432
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Hope and Healing is a guide for early childhood professionals who care for children in a variety of early care and education settings. The authors define trauma and help readers recognize its effects on young children. They also offer tips and resources for working with traumatized children and their families and for managing stress.

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